I love recipes with fresh ingredients that are also simple to make. The is a very refreshing and healthy salad you will often find at Middle Eastern restaurants. Here is a really simple recipe for an authentic tabouleh made with cracked bulgur wheat, parsley, tomato, feta, mint, lemon juice and onion. There is some variation on the spelling of tabbouleh or tabouli, no matter how you spell it you will love this salad with it's fresh flavors! | ethnicspoon.com
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Tabouleh Recipe - Middle Eastern Parsley Salad

A really simple recipe for an authentic tabouleh made with cracked bulgur wheat, parsley, tomato, feta, mint, lemon juice and onion.  There is some variation on the spelling of tabbouleh or tabouli, no matter how you spell it you will love this salad with it's fresh flavors!

Course Salad
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword bulgur salad, middle eastern salad, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6
Calories 189 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bulgur wheat
  • 1 1/2 cup water boiling
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed juice
  • 2 cup curly parsley fresh, finely chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp mint leaves fresh, chopped finely
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese crumbled

Instructions

  1. In a glass bowl place lemon juice, olive oil, salt, parsley, tomatoes, onion, mint and feta. Mix well, cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  2. In another glass bowl, place the bulgur wheat. Add the boiling water. Cover and let it stand at room temperature for 45 minutes. Refrigerate for one hour.
  3. When bulgur is cold, remove from fridge and add the vegetable mixture and mix well.
  4. Serve cold

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Nutrition Facts
Tabouleh Recipe - Middle Eastern Parsley Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 189 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 477mg21%
Potassium 265mg8%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 1895IU38%
Vitamin C 33.3mg40%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.